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What to know about Atul Gawande on his first day
As the new CEO of the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan Chase healthcare venture, Atul Gawande begins his first day as the head of the future health brand. To mark this moment — which could have a huge impact on how employers select and pay for healthcare and prescriptions in the future — Employee Benefit Adviser has gathered 10 points those in the healthcare industry may not know about the new executive.

These highlights range from his views on the group healthcare market, the dilemma of medical waste and his support for the Affordable Care Act. Information was pulled from Gawande’s articles in The New Yorker as well as coverage from Forbes, Bloomberg, CNBC and Reuters.